Attack on iPhones Used by Kaspersky Employees via a Mysterious Apple System on a Chip


Earlier this year, attacks on the iPhones of dozens of senior Kaspersky employees were successful in circumventing security measures and seizing control of devices with the hardware feature present in an Apple system-on-a-chip (SoC), according to the Russian cybersecurity vendor.

Several iOS zero-day vulnerabilities were used in the attacks, known as “Operation Triangulation,” to run code and install spyware on the target devices.

The spyware implant, known as TriangleDB, was created with stealth in mind. To prevent the malware’s identification, the infection chain included several checks and log-erasing actions.

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